He has no badge and no authority, in a county full of corruption, drugs and murder. Newman County, Texas was clean and safe when Fen Maguire left office as sheriff nine months ago. But the dead drug dealer found floating down the river says things may be changing… and not for the better. Fire engulfs the dead man’s home, and all evidence points to the new sheriff’s father. Fen, however, knows there’s more to this case than a drug deal gone bad. When he discovers a stash of drugs and a coded notebook, Fen launches his own investigation into the murder. Can he uncover the layers of corruption in his beloved county? Or will this be one time justice doesn’t prevail? Fen Maguire is a man who values truth and justice, and is willing to fight for it. A clean read, whodunit mystery, Murder On The Brazos is the first book of The Fen Maguire Mystery series. No foul language, gore, sex or violence! Read more
Blind private investigator Steve Smiley and his partner hear a rifle shot. Hordes of Christmas shoppers scatter. A famous big-game hunter drops to the sidewalk. They grab the beautiful teen who was arguing with the man and flee to safety. Bella, the adopted daughter of the victim and a celebrity in her own right, shows no emotion over the murder. Her one passionate request: find her birth parents.
It’s no accident… it’s murder. Found at the bottom of his exercise pool, police believe the death of Steve Smiley’s friend is an accident. Smiley doesn’t buy it. There are a lot of things a blind man can do, but solve a murder alone isn’t one of them. He needs a partner… one who knows their way around a crime scene. In walks Heather McBlythe. She can help him solve the crime, but can she keep him out of danger? Steve doesn’t have a choice. Without her someone will get away with murder. Armed with years of experience as a homicide detective and his new partner, Smiley sets out to find a killer. He knows he’s on the right trail when a bullet whizzes past his ear. Will Steve resurrect his life as a master crime solver, or will his sleuthing get them both killed? What readers have to say about the Smiley and McBlythe mysteries: “Hammack weaves a multi-layered whodunit…” “…well-written and kept me engrossed from beginning to end.” “Briskly paced with lots of clues and suspects.”